FÜR THERESE

Latest update on 05/07/2012

Artist: Ludwig van Beethoven
Author: Ludwig van Beethoven
Year: 1810

Original title: Bagatelle in A Moll. Beethoven wrote this piano piece for Therese Malfatti, an impossible love, forbidden by her father, a medical doctor in Vienna. The music publisher couldn't read Beethoven's handwriting and made Für Elise out of it. There was never an Elise in Beethoven's life.

Covers:

1932:

Artur Schnabel [as Für Elise]

1949:

Rolf Bergroth [idem]

1950s:

Donald Duck [as The Practice Session with his cousins Huey, Dewey and Louie]

1958:

Diamonds [as Passion Flower]

1960s:

Kenny Ball

1990s:

Vanessa-Mae [also in a techno remix]

2002:

Nas [theme throughout I Can, hit US]

2007:

Brian Setzer Orch. [as For Lisa]

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